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Foreign investors may yet avoid India 'super-rich' tax

Foreign investors pulled $3bn from India when a new tax plan was first floated.

India may exempt foreigners from 'super-rich' tax

Kashmir

Over 150 treated for tear gas, pellet gun injuries in Kashmir

Records of two main hospitals show Indian troops' use of force in Srinagar since the lockdown began earlier this month.

Over 150 treated for tear gas, pellet gun injuries in Kashmir

Kashmir

Indian opposition parties protest against Kashmir detentions

Top opposition figures in New Delhi call for release of arrested political leaders and end to communications blockade.

Indian opposition parties protest against Kashmir detentions

Asia

Floods from India dam wreak havoc in northeastern Pakistan

Floodwaters now cover hundreds of hectares of towns and villages in Punjab province and river levels are still rising.

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India's health ministry wants to ban electronic cigarettes

India has 106 million adult smokers, second in the world only to China, making it a lucrative market for e-cigarettes.

India's health ministry wants to ban electronic cigarettes

Kashmir

India's 'patriotism pop' songs urge Hindus to claim Kashmir

Songs about buying land in Kashmir and marrying Kashmiri women garner millions of views in India after status revoked.

India's 'patriotism pop' songs urge Hindus to claim Kashmir

Kashmir

'No point talking': PM Khan rules out Kashmir talks with India

PM Khan intensified criticism of India which stripped the disputed Kashmir region of its autonomy earlier this month.

'No point talking': PM Khan rules out Kashmir talks with India

Kashmir

'India talked of peace and calm in Kashmir. I saw the opposite'

A first-person account of life in Srinagar after India imposed curfew and a communications lockdown.

'India talked of peace and calm in Kashmir. I saw the opposite'

Asia

Families of Punjab's disappeared pin hopes on Supreme Court bid

Rights group which documented 8,000 cases of enforced disappearances files case at top court, stirring hope for justice.

Families of Punjab's disappeared pin hopes on Supreme Court bid

Corruption

India's former finance minister arrested in corruption case

Investigators arrest Palaniappan Chidambaram after a dramatic raid on his New Delhi home.

India's former finance minister arrested in corruption case

Asia

India accused of indiscriminately shelling in Pakistan's Kashmir

Pakistan and India trade blame for ceasefire violations, but civilians are suffering most.

Asia

India floods: Monsoon rains destroy homes and farms

One MP says more preventive measures are needed to help save lives and property.

India floods: Monsoon rains destroy homes and farms

Pakistan

Pakistan asks UN to remove Priyanka Chopra as goodwill ambassador

Pakistan calls on UNICEF to remove the Indian actress as goodwill ambassador, accusing her of supporting a nuclear war.

Pakistan asks UN to remove Priyanka Chopra as goodwill ambassador

Kashmir

'Kashmir women are the biggest victims of this inhumane siege'

Sense of fear deepens as Indian politicians stoke misogyny with talk of freedom to marry 'white-skinned' Kashmiri women.

'Kashmir women are the biggest victims of this inhumane siege'

Kashmir

Two killed in first Kashmir gun battle since lockdown began

Clash in Baramulla the first to be reported by officials since India revoked the region's autonomy and imposed a curfew.

Two killed in first Kashmir gun battle since lockdown began